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Donald L. Kemerley

Donald L. Kemerley, age 71, of West Elkton, OH passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Greenbriar Nursing Center in Eaton, OH. He was born May 14, 1947 in Findlay, OH to the late Everett and Neva (Rettig) Kemerley. Donald was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He retired from the Henny Penny Corporation with over 30 years of employment. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son Christopher Kemerley who passed away in 2018. He is survived by his wife Patsy (Snow) Kemerley; daughter Melissa S. Kemerley, brothers Ron (Christine) Kemerley and Jan (Linda) Kemerley; sister Joyce (Tom) Bosse; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Gateway for Cancer Research. No services will be held per his request. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Good memories of Don and all the Kemerley family from Arlington. Always great respect for the fine job of parenting provided to all of the Kemerley children. Don always modeled those traits. I am always reminded when Ron delivers the annual Arlington calendar. Sad loss to all. Condolences and prayers to all.

Bill Alge Apr 18 2019 12:00 AM

As a Arlington High School classmate, I will miss him. Did not get to see him much after leaving Ohio in 1969. We had lots of fun together. 1965 was a great class of individuals. My prayers are with everyone in the family.

James Reddick Apr 18 2019 12:00 AM

My prayers to his family and loved ones.Worked with him also,good people.Rest in peace..

Anthony W Mcginnis Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Kemerley

Anthony W Mcginnis Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss!! I remember Don as special worker . I did not work with Don closely but we did have many conversations between our responsibilities. I have been at HP for 44 years now. Don is in good hands now!! Always remember the good memories !! John Ross

John P Ross Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

I remember Don as being a hard working man and a "go to" individual in machining at Henny Penny. When I started there in 2009 Don helped me out a great deal and I will always be grateful.

Max Coleman Apr 10 2019 12:00 AM

Don was one of the good guys at Henny Penny. Remember him fondly.

Connie Cullers Wigger Apr 10 2019 12:00 AM

I worked with Don for several years at Henny Penny. He was a wonderful man with a kind spirit and always had something nice to say. My condolences to Patsy and the Kemerley family.

Michele Boykin Apr 10 2019 12:00 AM

Everett Mathews Don and I worked at Henny Penny in the same department for years. My condolences to the family.

Everett Mathews Apr 10 2019 12:00 AM

On behalf of the Commodore Preble Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, I send our condolences on the loss of your family member Donald L. Kemerley, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Thank you for his service to our country.

Jane Morell Smith Apr 9 2019 12:00 AM

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